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Driver In Fatal Crash Released Without Being Charged

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - The St. Paul man being held in the death of an Uber driver from Minneapolis has been released from jail without being charged with a crime. The accident happened last Friday night in north Minneapolis. Police said an SUV struck an Uber car in the intersection, sending it into a

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-03-21 11:30:14

6 men charged in St. Paul underage sex-trafficking sting

Six men were arrested after authorities say they tried to engage in prostitution with a minor during a sex-trafficking sting conducted in St. Paul this winter. The men were charged Tuesday in Ramsey County District Court. Each responded to an ad posted by law enforcement on Backpage.com's dating sec

PIONEER PRESS - 2018-03-20 23:56:58

Winter storm watch: 3-8 inches of snow possible Friday-Saturday

A winter storm watch is in effect from Friday evening through Saturday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Heavy snow is possible, with accumulations of 3-8 inches throughout the area, including Carver, Scott and Hennepin counties. Plan on difficult travel conditions, with wind gusts

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-21 21:25:00

Police: Student with loaded gun arrested at St. Paul school

ST. PAUL, Minn. - St. Paul police say a student with a loaded handgun has been arrested at Como Park High School. The 16-year-old student was arrested shortly after 8 a.m. at the start of the school day Wednesday. Police spokesman Steve Linders says it's unclear why the student had a 9 mm gun on him

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-21 20:10:00

Multi-vehicle crash shuts down northbound I-494 in Woodbury

A multi-vehicle crash has all lanes of northbound I-494 shut down in Woodbury, the Minnesota Department of Transportation said. The crash involving a tanker truck, dump truck and a handful of vehicles had all lanes blocked at Valley Creek Road occurred at 12:03 p.m. Tuesday. Traffic is being diverte

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 17:31:00

Firefighters on scene of house fire in Elk River

Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on Jefferson Lane in Elk River. More information will be posted as it becomes available. Firefighters are on the scene of a house fire on Jefferson Lane in Elk River. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

HOMETOWNSOURCE.COM - 2018-03-20 17:39:00

Thin ice warnings for humans after Bloomington fire rescues dog

A dog rescued from a pond by Bloomington firefighters Wednesday triggered some let's-be-careful-out-there warnings from authorities around the Twin Cities about the dangers of trusting late March ice. Bloomington fire tweeted a picture of a firefighter in full cold-weather gear getting the dog out

MPRNEWS.ORG - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

Injured worker holds trapped man's head above water until help arrives

Two workers were badly injured in a terrible tree-trimming accident in Rogers, Minnesota just before noon on Wednesday. A tree-trimming crew using a tracked vehicle with a hydraulic lift bucket slid on icy wet ground and toppled over onto an ice-covered pond on private property. The two workers were

KTTC - 2018-03-22 07:56:00

Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor turns himself in on murder, manslaughter charges in Justine Damond killing

Minneapolis police officer Mohamed Noor was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the July shooting death of Justine Ruszczyk Damond, a decision that prosecutors said was delayed by some of the officer's colleagues' reluctance to testify. Noor is charged with third-degree murder "perpetrat

MINNEAPOLIS STAR TRIBUNE - 2018-03-20 22:06:00

1 of 3 pleads guilty in shooting death of teen mom in Wright County park

A guilty plea has been made by one of three suspects charged in the death of a 19-year-old woman who was driven to a Wright County Park in the middle of the night, shot in the back of the head, and left to die. Justin M. Jensen, 30, of Maple Lake, pleaded guilty Friday in Wright County District Cour


Minneapolis Woman Sentenced on Tax Fraud

She was sentenced Monday to 34 months in prison, but that was stayed pending her completion of five years probation. She will also complete a year in the Hennepin County Workhouse. Investigators allege Hester, 70, swindled the state of Minnesota out of $1.4 million in revenue while acting as a tax p


Police: Distracted Driver who Blew Through Stop Sign Had Drugs, Alcohol Level of .15

Big Lake police report a 31-year-old Fridley man arrested Friday faces multiple charges after he allegedly blew through a stop sign, hit another car and had a blood-alcohol level nearly twice the legal limit - all while he had a child in his car. According to the police department, Joseph Gorsegner

KSTP - 2018-03-20 18:27:00

Minneapolis is North America's 3rd most expensive city, says The Economist

Few would discount the notion that the cost of living in Minneapolis is rising to unpleasant levels. At the same time, few would argue that we have it worse than San Francisco, D.C., Seattle, Chicago, or Boston. But oh we do. At least according to The Economist, perhaps the leading economics magazin


Best Places to Eat in Loretto, MN

Some of the world's best restaurants are found right here in Loretto, MN. Whether you're looking for a family size feast, a small romantic bistro for two, or a fun place to go with friends, Loretto, MN offers a variety of restaurants to fit your tastes and budget. Sometimes hunger strikes unexpecte

CHAPMANHERALD.COM - 2018-03-20 20:36:00

Edina schools consider later start times in middle, elementary schools

EDINA, Minn. (KMSP) - The Edina School Board listened to parents, educators and even students Monday night as they considered pushing back class start times for middle school and elementary school students. Parents are very divided over the issue and crowded the meeting room to make their voices hea


Belle Plaine man charged with assaulting, robbing Jordan man

A 35-year-old Belle Plaine man has been charged with two counts of felony robbery and felony domestic assault after police say he assaulted a family member on the morning of Thursday, March 15, in Jordan. Shawn Kevin King, 129 Church St. E., faces a maximum 40 years in prison and a $65,000 fine. A

SWNEWSMEDIA.COM - 2018-03-20 20:24:00

Man dies after shooting in South Minneapolis Friday night

(KMSP) - A man died Friday night after he was dropped off at the hospital, and police believe his death is connected to a shooting in south Minneapolis. Around 10:30 p.m., officers responded to a report of a possible shooting in the area of 43rd St. E and 1st Avenue South. They were unable to locate


Kidnapping, sex trafficking charges lead from Treasure Island hotel room

An arrest warrant was issued for a Rosemount man earlier in March following an investigation of criminal activity at Treasure Island Resort & Casino in October of 2017. Thomas Lee Kirven, 29, was taken into custody March 7 on felony charges of kidnapping, first-degree sex trafficking, cause or permi


Hugo man sentenced to 26 years for raping woman with disabilities

A man found guilty of repeatedly raping and abusing a Hugo woman who has developmental disabilities has been sentenced in Washington County District Court to 26 years in prison.Omar A. Muhammad (Courtesy of the Washington County sheriff's office) Judge Greg Galler sentenced Omar Muhammad, 21, of Hug


North Mpls. crash knocks out power, injures 3

Three people were injured, one of them critically. MINNEAPOLIS - Police say a crash that knocked out power to part of north Minneapolis also left three people injured. According to Minneapolis police, a passenger car and an SUV collided in the intersection of Plymouth Avenue North and Lyndale Aven